P.O. Box 2315
Chapel Hill, NC 27515

Community Home Trust delivers housing affordability to diverse populations in partnership with our communities.

EIN: 56-2141179



All About Aura

What is Aura?  Aura is a project that is proposing to build almost 400 units of rental housing and approximately 59 units of homeownership in the form of 3-story townhomes on the corner of MLK Blvd. and Estes Drive. This [...]

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Homeowner Stories: Meet Tina and Mike

Tina had lived in the same apartment complex in Chapel Hill for 30 years, and Mike for the 13 years that they'd been married. Though they're in their sixties now, they had always been renters. But it was through [...]

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Guest post: Rungs on the Homeownership Ladder

By Nancy Oates, former Chapel Hill Town Council member and longtime Community Home Trust supporter I left home as a teenager to make my way in the world, my head full of dreams, my heart full of ambition, and [...]

Homeowner Stories: Meet Lorna

Originally from Jamaica, Lorna came to Chapel Hill about 30 years ago. She's a 59-year-old housekeeper who works in the operating room at a local hospital. And as of this past December, she has been a Community Home Trust [...]

All Hands on Deck at Legion Road!

This past Saturday, almost all of our households at Legion Road were represented at a neighborhood spring cleaning project -- and the results were amazing! Take a look at the photos below to see what everyone accomplished: sanding, painting, [...]

Board Retreat

This past Saturday, our Board of Directors spent the day at a virtual retreat. During their time together, they celebrated CHT’s successes over the past year, talked about this year’s celebration of our 30th birthday, and laid the groundwork for our work over the next [...]

Homeowner Stories: Meet Linda

The last time Linda owned a home was in 2008, with her then-husband. They lost their home that year, thanks to what she describes as a "bad mortgage," like so many other Americans. Not long after, she was a single [...]

Welcome, Calvin!

Last week, we welcomed a new member of the CHT team: Calvin Burton, our new Development and Donor Relations Manager. In this role, he is responsible for developing strategies and implementing programs to raise funds in support of CHT's mission [...]

Remembering Deanna

A year ago today, we lost a member of the Community Home Trust family. Deanna Carson began her work advocating for affordable housing in Orange County in 2007, and she was a valued member of the Community Home Trust team [...]

Standing with Our AAPI Neighbors and Community Members

As our country is yet again wrestling with a very public and devastating hate crime, this time targeting members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in Atlanta, our team at Community Home Trust is reminded of the power of words – both to harm and [...]

Happy Birthday, CHT!

It's our 30th birthday -- we know, we don't look a day over 29! *blushing* -- and we're planning a party on YOUR porch! Here's what you need to do to make sure you don't miss it: Save the [...]

Homeowner Stories: Meet Ron

"For me, as a person of faith, I just kept thinking that if this is what God wants for me, it will happen." That's how Ron, who retired from his job at UNC Hospitals two years ago, thought about the [...]

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